OFFICIAL GIVEAWAY RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM MAY BE REQUIRED.
POPSUGAR and OpenSky’s Giveaway: Enter For a Chance to Win a 12-Month POPSUGAR Must Have Subscription and a $500 Gift Card to OpenSky (the “Giveaway” or the “Sweepstakes” and the twelve month POPSUGAR Must Have Subscription and $500 gift card to OpenSky is referred to herein as the “Grand Prize”) is co-sponsored by Sugar Publishing, Inc. (owner and operator of popsugar.com) and having an address of 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104 and The OpenSky Project, Inc. (owner and operator of opensky.com) and having an address of 18 W 18th St., 9thth Floor, New York, NY 10011 (“Sponsors”). Entrant’s registration and participation in the Giveaway shall be governed by the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Official Giveaway Rules”) and all entrants agree to abide by these Official Giveaway Rules.
ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open only to permanent, legal residents that reside in one of the fifty (50) states of the United States of America or the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island. All entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsors and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other individuals or entities involved in the development or administration of this Giveaway, and their immediate family or household members (defined as spouses and biological, adoptive or step-parents, legal guardians, children, siblings, or grandparents, their respective spouses and any dependent under federal income tax law) are not eligible to participate in or win the Giveaway. Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and complete any relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the applicable prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. No purchase is necessary to participate in the Giveaway.
SWEEPTSAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00am PDT Wednesday, July 18, 2012 and ends 11:59pm PDT on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 (the “Entry Period”).
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase is necessary to participate in the Giveaway.
There are three ways to enter the Giveaway:
Method One: Navigate to the POPSUGAR Ultimate Must Have Giveaway page (http://www.popsugar.com/24049613) and submit your email address. By entering on POPSUGAR’s Ultimate Must Have Giveaway Entry page, you agree to receive POPSUGAR Must Have emails.
Method Two: Navigate to the OpenSky Ultimate Must Have Giveaway page (https://opensky.com/p/popsugar) and follow the links and instructions to complete the registration. By entering on OpenSky’s entry page, you agree to receive OpenSky emails.
Alternative Method of Entry (“AMOE”): You may also enter the Giveaway by regular mail as follows. On a plain 3” x 5” index card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), and email address, and mail your completed 3” x 5” card to: “POPSUGAR and OpenSky’s Giveaway”, Sugar Publishing, Inc., 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. To be considered eligible in the Giveaway, AMOE entries must be postmarked not later than July 31, 2012 and received not later than 12:00 p.m. PT on August 2, 2012.
Limit one (1) entry per person (whether entry is on POPSUGAR or OpenSky entry forms).
PRIZE: At the end of the Entry Period, there will be one (1) drawing in which one (1) potential Grand Prize winner and (10) First Prize Winners shall be selected from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period by employees or representatives of Sponsors.
The Grand Prize winner will receive the Grand Prize of one (1) 12-month subscription to POPSUGAR Must Have and one (1) $500 credit to Opensky.com. The Grand Prize has a retail value of $920.00 USD.
Ten (10) First Prize winners will receive the First Prize of one (1) POPSUGAR Must Have one-month subscription and one (1) $50 credit to OpenSky.com. Each First Prize has a retail value of $85.00 USD.
If the potential Grand Prize and/or First Prize winners forfeit or do not claim the Grand and/or First Prize within two (2) business days after the date of notification of the Grand Prize and/or First Prizes, Grand Prize and/or First Prizes will be re-awarded, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Giveaway. All prizes will be awarded. In no event shall the Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Giveaway Rules. No substitutions (including for cash) are permitted, except that Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize. All prizes won by minors will be awarded to their parents or legal guardians on their behalf. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. If required by the Sponsors, the winners must complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 that reflects winner’s taxpayer identification number or social security number. The winners will receive from Sponsors an IRS form 1099-MISC at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Giveaway Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Prize Fulfillment, Sugar Inc., 111 Sutter Street, Suite 850, San Francisco, CA 94104. Please specify winner's list or rules on your request and allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.
SELECTION: The winning entries will be chosen at random. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered. The Giveaway will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsors. The decisions of the Sponsors are final and binding in all matters relating to this Giveaway. Sponsors reserve the right to determine the method of notification. Winners must claim their prize within two (2) business days after the date of notification of such prize. A Giveaway winner’s failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified two (2) business days will be considered such Giveaway winner's forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Sponsors reserves the right to ship prizes directly to the email and/or mailing address provided by winners during their entry to the Giveaway. Each entry submitted in response to the Giveaway and in accordance with these Official Giveaway rules will constitute an official entry. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted. Entrants agree to abide by these Official Giveaway Rules. All entries become the property of the Sponsors.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES: An entrant or winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Giveaway Rules, as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsors. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at entrant’s own risk Neither Sponsor nor any of Sponsor’s partners, suppliers, employees, directors, or agents (collectively, “Releasees”) shall not be liable for: 1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winners on the Ultimate Must Have entry form, 2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind, 3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, 4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Sweepstakes, or 5) any warranty of fitness or merchantability of any prize or the function or operation thereof.
Releasees do not make any, and hereby disclaim any and all, representations or warranties of any kind regarding the Grand Prize, whether express or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. Unless prohibited by applicable law, the acceptance of the Grand Prize and/or First Prize by the winners constitute his/her permission for the Sponsors to use his/her name, address (state) biographical information and testimonials for advertising and/or publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes only, worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. By entering or accepting a prize in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to be bound by these Official Giveaway Rules and to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. The winner will be required to execute and return to Sponsors within five (5) business days of notification of winning the Grand Prize and/or First Prize, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Release of Liability form (where imposing such condition is legal) and any additional documents required by Sponsors in connection with the possibility of receiving the Grand Prize and/or First Prize. Winners may be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a prize. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsors reserve the right to modify these Official Giveaway Rules in any way or at any time. Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupts the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes, or for any reason that Sponsor believes in good faith would be fair to the entrants and the conduct of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or suspension,Sponsors shall promptly post a notice on the Ultimate Must Have Giveaway pages to such effect. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by California law, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. By participating in this Sweepstakes, the parties hereby irrevocably consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of San Francisco, California for any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes.
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